Department of English
Education: BA, MA Toronto; MA, Ph.D. Cornell
Psychoanalysis, material culture, symbolic and economic exchange, rhetoric, nineteenth century poetry and poetics.
Selected publications: Tennyson's Fixations: Psychoanalysis and the Topics of the Early Poetry (Virginia: 1994); "‘The Scotch Hate Gold’: Nation, Identity, and Paper Money," in Nation-States and Money: The Past, Present and Future of National Currencies, (Routledge, London: 1999); "The Thing in the Poem: Maud’s Hymen," differences: a journal of feminist cultural criticism 12 (2001); "The Victorian Lyric," in The Blackwell Companion to Victorian Poetry, (Blackwell, Oxford: 2002); Real Money and Romanticism (Cambridge: 2010).
- Elise Thorburn: The Crude and the Abject: A Psychoanalysis of the Oil Economy, MA thesis, 2007
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